Re: Thunderbird almost unusable after upgrade
- Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:19:02 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Thunderbird almost unusable after upgrade
On Friday 11 August 2017 14:53:01 Doug wrote:
> On 08/11/2017 10:12 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Friday 11 August 2017 10:54:22 Greg Wooledge wrote:
> >> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 10:48:59AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >>> I have a 5 or 6 machine home network, most of which are running
> >>> linuxcnc to carve wood or metal. Linuxcnc, generally needs
> >>> realtime support so that when a machine needs direction as to what
> >>> to do next, linuxcnc has at the most 10 microseconds to respond.
> >> So why do you run a *web browser* on this machine? Put it in the
> >> work shed or wherever, and control it like a server or an
> >> appliance.
> > Chuckle. 2 of them are in fact in a 12x16 shed in the back yard,
> > and occasionally I might need to step over to the other idle machine
> > and look something up, so both have FF installed, but with the dram
> > shortage FF causes, I don't run LCNC and FF at the same time on
> > either atom powered machine. Ditto the garage and its currently 2
> > machines.
> >> Put your web browser on your desktop computer, and upgrade it to
> >> something that is supported.
> > That I have in the planning stage, starting with a fresh HD. But
> *wheezy is an old friend and I have excised the majority of its
> warts over the years.*
> First off, I have some scripts that greatly simplify things for me,
> and which depends on dbus, which I read is deprecated, so what
> replaces it?
> It still works, doesn't it?
> As Anne Landers used to say, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Sounds
> like good advice to me.
There's an echo in here. Oh, its you. :)
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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